Cyber Security News

Increasingly, a physical security director's role, the branch of computer security that is specifically related to the Internet, with issues involving fraud and the protection of transfer of data and a company's brand.

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Sony Network Hacked, Executive's Flight Grounded After Threats

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A Twitter user both claimed responsibility for the denial-of-service attack against Sony's PlayStation Network and also suggested there was a bomb on-board Sony executive John Smedley's American Airlines flight.


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Tesla Hires Hackers to Increase Vehicle Security

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In coming months, Tesla will hire up to 30 full-time hackers whose job will be to find and close vulnerabilities in the sophisticated firmware that controls its cars.


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Research Says Nation's Top Colleges and Universities are at High Risk for Security Breaches

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 A new report reveals that as a sector, the nation's top schools are at even greater risk for security breaches than retail and healthcare.  


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Computer Scientists Hack Michigan Traffic Lights To Show Security Flaws

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With permission from the authorities, a Michigan team conducted an experiment to see whether or not they could hack into traffic light systems around Michigan.

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UPS Reports Security Breach

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UPS Stores, a subsidiary of UPS, said o that a security breach may have led to the theft of customer credit and debit data at 51 UPS franchises in the US.


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4.5 Million Patients' Data Stolen from Healthcare System

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Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals around the U.S., announced today that in a recent data breach hackers stole data on 4.5 million patients, including names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays and telephone numbers. The hackers did not steal information about patients’ medical histories, clinical operations or credit cards.


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Albertson's Stores Hacked For Credit and Debit Cards

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Hackers have broken into the credit and debit card payment networks at supermarket chains Albertson's and SuperValu.


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More Than 575 Million U.S. Payment Cards to Feature Chip Security in 2015

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 Nine of the country’s largest payment card issuers who participate in the Payments Security task force estimate that they will have issued more than 575 million chip-enabled payment cards by the end of 2015. 


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Tenn. Power Company Suing Bank Over Cyber Heist

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An industrial maintenance and construction firm in Tennessee is suing its bank to recover $327,000 in stolen funds, according to a Krebs On Security report. If the lawsuit proceeds to trial, it could be easier and cheaper for cyber attack victims to recover losses.


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How Immutable Servers Can Revolutionize Cloud Security

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The cloud’s benefits – numerous flexible options, scale and elasticity – demand dropping pre-conceptions about security carried over from traditional data centers.
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The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers

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Demystifying Business Intelligence and Deriving Value from Converged Security Reporting

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Available On-Demand There has been a groundswell in the demand for meaningful security metrics and reporting. It’s no longer enough to tell the business how many incidents occur; it needs to be articulated how security is contributing to the mitigation of such events and the reduction of associated losses...

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Cybersecurity: A CEO and Director Issue

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On Demand Learn how today’s cyber threat landscape is impacting business; how NIST’s voluntary cyber framework can be used to help your business better achieve its security goals; and, the business and legal risks of doing nothing.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

Podcasts

Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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